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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, sleeps 9

Built by Daniel Somes, son of the pioneer, the Mount Desert House is of prime historical interest as an early public house on Mount Desert Island located just minutes from the beautiful Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor. Come stay where Thomas Cole, principle artist of the Hudson River School, Frederick Church and hundreds of others have stayed while exploring Mount Desert Island.

Your party will be the only guests of the Inn occupying the entire second and third floor of a wing. The second floor consists of the 'Pawn's Room' full bunk bottom with a single top, connecting bath to the 'Knight's Room' (double). The 'Bishop's Room' (Queen)has its own private bath.

The third floor known as 'The Castle' consists of a large open living area with beamed cathedral ceiling and a completely furnished large kitchen, (ice-maker, microwave, stove, oven, disposal, refrigerator w/cold water) a living room with table and chairs, gas fireplace, king-size day bed, double sleeper, small sleeping loft with queen floor mattress and full bathroom with tub and shower, washer and dryer.

The suite has water and mountain views and a private entrance and balcony.

Comes with all linens, towels, dishes, and kitchen appliances,BBQ grill, three bicycles, canoe, sat tv, private phone line with free local calls, DVD player, flat screen TV.

Hobbie Cat Sail boat available for rent.

Sleeping arrangement: Bedrooms:

Bedroom 1- double bed

Bedroom 2- double bed w/ single bunk on top

Bedroom 3- Queen

Loft- Queen bed w/ room for sleeping bag on floor

Living room- has double pull out couch and a king size day bed (or two twins)

Private off street parking.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Owner
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

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4.8
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average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
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Somesville Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
United States
5

Wonderful Location, Wonderful Hosts

  • 5 of 5
My family and parents stayed here for a week. This is located in the perfect spot for seeing the island, the center of everything. The house is almost 200 years old and in great shape.
The hosts were more than hosts, i hope to stay in contact with them, they were really nice. I felt like i lived there. As the week went on we hung out with them more and more. They were very gracious letting us use the canoe, kayak, bring us lobsters, ping pong, on and on.
I high recommend staying here!
  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: A wonderful family, the pleasure was all ours.

Bill, Tina and Marshall
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Somesville Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
5

Great Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at the mount desert home last summer with another family. The house was great for our needs. Bill and Tina went above and beyond as hosts. Very knowledgeable about the area. Felt like we had been friends for years. When we inquired where to get Lobster, they arranged to have a friend that is a lobsterman bring them directly to the house. We had so many we couldn't cook them all at the same time, so they cooked a bunch of them for us! Our kids loved the canoe, kayak and hobie cat and fishing off the pier! Saw a couple of Eagles almost everyday at low tide just at the end of the driveway in the sound. The house itself was very clean and nicely decorated. Perfect for 7 people in bedrooms. We had 7 so used the loft and sofa bed. The loft was nice to have but had only enough room in it for a double mattress (you cant stand in the loft, and I wouldn't feel safe putting kids under 10 up there.) There is also a sofa couch with a trundle in the living area. The three bathrooms were great with 9 of us. Was a little worried about having only one shower (there are also two bath tubs) but it was perfectly fine. Would highly recommend this rental.
  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
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Somesville Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
Navarre, Ohio
5

July 2010

  • 5 of 5
We loved our Maine vacation. The house was wonderful! Fully stocked, clean and comfortable. The owners were so helpful in answering any questions that we had about the area. We would definetly stay at the Mt. Desert House again!
  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
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Somesville Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
Alexandria, VA
5

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5
Description was accurate. Owners were very quick to answer questions before our visit and also very responsive once we arrived. Plenty of room to be by yourself or with the group. The younger kids particularly enjoyed the loft. Great location for getting to places on the island.
  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2009
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
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Somesville Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island
OH
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  • 4 of 5
A very scenic setting, comfortable house. The owners are in the front half of the house and love playing host to guests. Lots of attention to detail (flour, salt & pepper, kleenx, soap and toilet paper all provided)
  • Submitted: May 31, 2007
  • Stayed: May 2007
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Map

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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Bar Harbor Trenton

Enjoy Acadia National Park 1 mile; sunset /sunrise on Cadillac Mountain 7 miles, swimming on sandy ocean beaches, or your choice of nearby fresh-water lakes .5 miles, hiking, bicycling, canoeing and kayaking, golfing at either Kebo Valley 8 miles, Northeast Harbor 5 miles , or Southwest 5 miles., live theater at Acadia Repertory Theater less then half a mile down the street or in Bar Harbor 8 miles, miniature golf, whale watching, glider rides, close to the Bar Harbor Airport, restaurants, and as always shopping. We are located right in the middle of the island for easy access to all your adventures.

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Availability & Rates

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Somesville House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2014 Fall
Sep 7 2014 - Oct 18 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes $500 deposit upon signing the lease; the remainder due upon arrival.
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Amenities

Amenities

Somesville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Waterfront
  • Village
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Air Conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Towels Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Internet
  • Sofa Bed
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Grill
  • Coffee Maker
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , tub , Bishop
    Bathroom - toilet , tub , Knight/Pawn
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Castle/Main
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Bishop's Room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Knight's Room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Pawn's Room
  • Pawn's room has a bunk set up, double size lower with single size top upper. (see photo) Sleeping loft has a queen floor mattress. (platform for sleeping only) Main living room has a sleeper sofa and a king size day bed that is also two twins 1 pack and play crib.
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Books
  • Games
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Golf Clubs
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Canoe
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Boat
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • library
  • pond
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • churches
  • playground
  • arboretum
  • marina
  • winery tours
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • tennis
  • freshwater fishing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • mountaineering
  • sound/bay fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
Notes:
Fire pit with wood available.

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